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'''Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey''' (or '''JFJO''' or '''The Fred''') is a unique, USA Instrumental Music group started in Tulsa, Oklahoma in 1994. The band has had 16 different members in 20 years and put out 25 albums. The group began with different monikers and members in the early 90s including founding members Brian Haas and Reed Mathis, as well as Sean Layton, Dove McHargue, Matt Leland, & Kyle Wright. In 1994, after repeated viewings of This Is Spinal Tap and increased attendance at their shows, the band members agreed on "Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey" as the band's new name. ("Jazz Odyssey" coming from a scene in the aforementioned Rob Reiner mockumentary and "Jacob Fred" being what Haas wanted his unborn brother to be named at age 3.) JFJO is now a trio, with members hailing from Tulsa & Santa Fe. The current lineup consists of Brian Haas on piano, Fender Rhodes and synthesizers, Josh Raymer (joined 2007)...
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